Tall Actresses: Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Garner, Katherine Heigl, Sigourney Weaver and Uma Thurman
While some actresses are a good match for an actor of any height, finding the right male lead (who are tall enough) can be a little tricky for the actresses listed below. These actresses have one thing in common: they are all tall. The shortest actress listed below stands at 5' 9" (1.75 m).
1. Jennifer Garner: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Alias’ Sydney Bristow Jennifer Garner is also famous for her roles in Daredevil, Elektra, 13 Going on 30, Valentine’s Day, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past and The Kingdom. You can read more about Garner in her individual trivia.
2. Katherine Heigl: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Katherine Heigl first drew attention to her acting skills with the drama/romance/sci-fi TV show Roswell which told the story of 3 aliens who look like and were raised by humans and their close interactions with other people. She played one of the aliens.
However true stardom came when she got one of the lead roles in the hit medical drama Grey’s Anatomy where she starred as Izzie Stevens for 6 seasons. Her character had two really poignant romances, one with fellow doctor Alex Karev (played by Justin Chambers) and another with her patient with heart failure, Denny Duquette (played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who guest-starred in several episodes). Nowadays, Katherine is enjoying her status as being the new queen of romcoms.
3. Nicole Kidman: 5' 11" (1.80 m)
A shorter actress may not have made a good match for Hugh Jackman in the movie Australia, as Hugh stands at 6' 2½" (1.89 m).
Nicole’s famous for her roles in The Hours, Far and Away, Birth, Practical Magic, Malice and The Others. You can read more about Nicole Kidman’s movies, co-stars and private life in Nicole Kidman Trivia: 19 Facts About the Australian Actress Nicole Kidman and Her Movies.
4. Sigourney Weaver: 5' 11" (1.80 m).
Despite being more famous for her role in the sci-fi movie series Aliens, Sigourney Weaver also appeared in many other projects, co-starring with actors like Alan Rickman and Carrie-Anne Moss (Snow Cake), Mel Gibson (The Year of Living Dangerously), Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington Avatar), William Hurt, Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody (The Village), Kevin Kline, Joan Allen (The Ice Storm), Harrison Ford and Melanie Griffith (Working Girl).
Weaver collaborated with Kevin Kline and William Hurt twiceand incidentally both actors also appear in a movie together called The Big Chill. Weaver was nominated for Oscar 3 times.
5. Uma Thurman: 6' (1.83 m)
Uma Thurman is the tallest of the famous actresses, standing at a 1.83 m. Her ex-husband, actor/writer/director Ethan Hawke stood at 5' 10½" (1.79 m).
Two of Uma’s taller cast mates were Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who stands at 6' 2" (1.88 m) and Colin Firth who is 6' 1½" (1.87 m) tall. The three of them worked together in the romantic comedy The Accidental Husband.
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